"Rebuilding broken lives, families, and communities on The Cornerstone, Jesus Christ."
Building Block (Core Values)
We are a church that shares Christ with the world through gospel declaration; we believe in declaring Christ's good news in every sphere of life as the only means to man's salvation, transformation, and growth.
Sharing our lives
We are a church that shares our lives through gospel demonstration; we believe people will see The Gospel and heart of God through life engaging evangelism/discipleship, radical hospitality, and intentional diversity.
Serving our community
We are a church that seeks to bless our community with gospel deeds; we believe our community will feel The Love of God through our pursuit of justice, sacrificial service and acts of extreme generosity.
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Cornerstone Church - Detroit is a place where people of all ages, all races and stages of life can hear The Gospel of Jesus Christ and grow in His Grace.
We are a diverse family LOVING one another, DISCIPLING each other, and SERVING together.
I was born, raised, and spent the majority of my life in Detroit, MI. Since becoming a Christian at 19, I've felt compelled to serve my city. I have served in a myriad of ministry capacities including, prison and homeless chaplaincy, youth pastor, mentor for at-risk children and youth, preacher, and Bible teacher. From 2015-16, I served as a pastor/church planting resident at Restore Church in Central Detroit, MI. On 10/16/16, we officially launched Cornerstone on Detroit’s West Side.
I married my best friend Elita in 2004 and we have five wonderful children; Elisabeth, Philip, Sarah, Tabitha and Abigail.
I have spent almost my entire life in the Metro Detroit area. I was raised in a Christian home and have been blessed throughout my life with many people pointing me to the love Jesus has for me and my need to trust in Him. It is my hope and desire to help others recognize and trust in the love and redemption that is found in Christ alone. I graduated from Moody Bible Institute and Moody Theological Seminary and previously served as a Youth Pastor for 11 years. I love all that God is dong in and through the faith family of Cornerstone Church - Detroit.
I married my wife Krysta in 2006 and we have 4 amazing children: Davon, Amani, Mercy, and Josie.